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Answering the call for progress against diabetes

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2019
Samis Education Center, OU Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City

This program is provided at no cost to participants.

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2019 FORMAT

  • Three guest presenters from outside Oklahoma
  • Longer talks by senior faculty
  • Short talks by junior faculty
  • Students and post-docs will present posters, and awards will be conferred for various divisions
SUBMIT AN ABSTRACT: Faculty
SUBMIT AN ABSTRACT: Trainees & Research Staff

2019 GUEST PRESENTERS

P. DARRELL NEUFER, Ph.D. | East Carolina University
Professor of Physiology, Brody Scool of Medicine, Director, East Carolina Diabetes and Obesity Institute | Click for CV

MATTHEW RODEHEFFER, Ph.D. | Yale University
Associate Professor Tenure, Department of Comparative Medicine | Click for CV

SCOTT SUMMERS, Ph.D. | The University of Utah
Professor and Chair, Department of Nutrition and Integrative Physiology, Co-Director, Diabetes and Metabolism Research Center | Click for CV


2019 LOCATION DETAILS

Samis Education Center | OU Health Sciences Center | Oklahoma City, OK 73104 | Website | Map

PARKING is available at no charge to Symposium attendees visiting from off-campus. After you RSVP, if you do not receive parking instructions, please email Katie (see below). If you are a student or employee at the Oklahoma Health Center (OUHSC's campus), please plan to use the campus shuttle or make other arrangements.

PLEASE BRING A JACKET OR SWEATER, as it is difficult to provide an auditorium temperature that is comfortable for everyone.

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT: The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center fully complies with the legal requirements of the ADA and the rules and regulations thereof. Please notify us if you have any special needs. For accommodations on the basis of disability, call Katie Hoefling at (405) 271-2824.

This program is provided at no cost to participants.


2018 AGENDA

7 a.m. Posters installed (until 8:20)
7:30 Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:20 Welcome | Ann Louise Olson, Ph.D., and Kenneth C. Copeland, M.D.
8:30

SESSION I: Oral Presentations & Discussions | Moderator: Kenneth Copeland, M.D.

Developing a Diabetes Training For Community Health Workers in Oklahoma: Taking a Public Health Approach
Kerstin Reinschmidt, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Targeting ER Stress for the Treatment of Diabetes and Obesity via Chemical Genomics
Weidong Wang, Ph.D.

[Title TBA]
Anthony Keech, M.B.B.S., M.Sc. Epi., F.R.A.C.P., F.A.A.H.M.S.

9:30 | From regulated vesicular trafficking to whole body glucose homeostasis
FEATURED GUEST PRESENTER Timothy McGraw, Ph.D.

10:15

BREAK

10:30

SESSION II: Oral Presentations & Discussions | Moderator: Steven Chernausek, M.D.

Estrogen Receptor α is Required for 17α-Estradiol-Mediated Effects on Systemic Metabolism
Michael Stout, Ph.D.

Age Related Changes of Exocytosis and Metabolic Syndrome as Risk Factors of Diabetes Mellitus and Cognitive Impairment
Ferenc Deák, M.D., Ph.D.

Breast Milk: Sui Generis or Caveat emptor?
David Fields, Ph.D.

11:30 | Adipose Tissue Development at the Center of Metabolic Disease
FEATURED GUEST PRESENTER Silvia Corvera, M.D.

12:15pm

Lunch | First come, first choice; quantities are limited

12:45 Poster Judging Session
2:30

SESSION III: Oral Presentations & Discussions | Moderator: Dharambir Sanghera, Ph.D.

Novel pathways regulating glucose transport during diabetic cardiomyopathy
Veronique Lacombe, D.V.M., Ph.D.

Interplay Between the Gut Microbiome and Carotenoid Metabolism Regulates Blood Glucose and Inflammation
Dingbo (Daniel) Lin, Ph.D.

The effects of diabetes on cardiac metabolism and mitochondrial function
Kenneth Humphries, Ph.D.

3:30 | Hepatic insulin resistance dysregulates FoxO-regulated hepatokines that promote systemic metabolic disease
FEATURED GUEST PRESENTER Morris White, Ph.D.

4:15 Closing Remarks | James Tomasek, Ph.D.
4:30

Reception and Awards Presentation
Samis Center Rooftop Garden (Alternate: Samis Center Level B)

6:00 Adjournment
 

 

   

2018 SYMPOSIUM AWARD WINNERS

Poster Presentations, GROUP A:  Ashley Martin

Poster Presentations, GROUP B:  Holly Gaines

Poster Presentations, GROUP C:  Rui Cheng

Poster Presentations, GROUP D
Dr. Steven D. Chernausek Award for Outstanding Poster:  Shivani Mann

Poster Presentations, GROUP E
Dr. Jay Ma Award for Outstanding Poster:  Ru Wang


FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, CONTACT:
Harold Hamm Diabetes Center | Phone: (405) 271-2824 | Katie-Hoefling@ouhsc.edu